Published on Jan 15, 2014 In 2006 Stephane Pizzo, previously head of research at UPB, FoF manager and family office investor, moved to Asia where he now heads Lotus Peak Capital offering research and due diligence services on Asian investment funds and a privileged access to managers throughout the Asia Pacific region. Based in Singapore and constantly traveling to the major Asian financial centers, he helps clients to identify and monitor the best established and emerging managers across Asia. With over 20 years of investment experience in Asia, Stephane speaks in this Opalesque.TV BACKSTAGE video about conflicts of interests, the hidden malaise of the alternative investment industry, and how to address the risk of fraud, which is still the largest risk for investors in Asia. He also talks about the evolution of the Asian hedge fund industry and why international investors be looking at Asia.
Conflicts Of Interests, The Hidden Malaise Of Hedge Funds video embedded below
Stephane Pizzo is the founder and Managing Partner of Lotus Peak Capital Pte Ltd in Singapore. He has over 20 years of experience in hedge fund analysis and portfolio management and has been working extensively in Europe, North America and Asia. From 2007 to 2009, he was Managing Director for Unigestion Asia Pte Ltd, where he was responsible for sourcing Asian-based managers for the firm’s global portfolio. Between 2001 and 2006, Stephane was Head of Alternative Research at Alpstar Geneva. He left Geneva to open and run the New York office followed by the office in Nassau, Bahamas. Previously (from 1998 to 2001), he had managed the Alternative Investment department at Banque Edouard Constant in Geneva. Stephane began his career in Alternative Investments in 1994, at UBP, as a hedge fund analyst, becoming the head of research for alternative investments.